Can it be true? Those shiny, blinking devices that seem to be multiplying around us are actually encouraging us to read more? Apparently so! But tabl...
They're parked in the living room with iThings in front of their faces as soon as their chores and homework are done. Is this brag-worthy or cringe-worthy? I'm not sure anymore.
We need more and more information. We have an insatiable urge for fantasy, and its possibilities. And we want it in a new garb. Books today have turned the casualty, as a result of this. Why did libraries lose charm, when we still have our reading habits intact?
Other companies have tried and failed to institute a paywall for this new way of reading news. Why are we suddenly hopeful that this model could work?
Let me begin by saying I have a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, an e-reader and a smartphone. I use them all and think they're great technologic advances...
The book encapsulated a deep sense of pleasure, safety, wonder, satisfaction, and above all, love. These early experiences linger with us, and can have enormous emotional resonance.
A few years ago, my place of employment decided to go paperless. It was not as much fun as going braless, and definitely not as successful.
If after 50 pages I find my mind wandering to other things I could be doing, especially other books I could be reading, I usually tell myself it's alright to put this one aside.
Make this Earth Day your tastiest yet, with super-crunchy recipes that still taste amazing. Tie-dye shirts are optional.
Barnes & Noble is fighting the good fight, but it looks like it may be going down big time.
With one exception, all of my friends use computers. They also own smartphones. Most have an iPad, an iPod, a GPS, a Kindle or a Nook. They frequently shop on the Internet and use MapQuest. They have a Facebook page and get their news from the Web. Some play Words With Friends. The exception is Larry.
I had to stop taking my vitamins and allow my emotional self to "remember" how to love myself and validate who I am inside. I had to take the courageous steps to come up with my own antioxidant recipe that would fuel me to thrive.
Gay men are regarded as trendsetters, with people looking to us for indicators about where pop culture is heading. If you think I'm off the mark with that statement, take a moment to examine the music, television, art, and fashion landscapes over the past thirty years and then get back to me.
These are three of my favorite Easter recipes that incorporate tradition, but also bring a modern, sophisticated flair.
Should publishers step in to save bookstores? The answer, without question, is yes. But it's bigger than that.
I saw this scrawled on a small chalkboard in a coffee shop: "Soup of the Day: Broccoli, Lemon and Parmesan." Wow, I thought. That sounds delicious.
by Daniel Alarcón
by Donna Tartt
by Jennifer DuBois
by Julian Barnes
Published on September 24th, 2013